Period
to 19 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 13,567 18,183 21,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.79% 12.98% 13.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.34% 13.53% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,060 14,649 17,720
England median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,064 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,050 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 109,956 134,388 156,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.94% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 88,574 108,560 128,431
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,474 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 5,737 £50,000 - 556
South East 0 2,644 £40,000 - 413
North of England -2 2,107 £35,000 -2.78% 431
Midlands -1 1,368 £35,000 - 260
North West -2 1,040 £35,000 -11.39% 238
South West -3 971 £35,000 - 190
West Midlands -2 933 £35,002 -4.10% 155
Yorkshire -1 909 £37,060 +9.00% 149
East of England -4 716 £41,000 +17.14% 169
East Midlands +1 429 £35,000 - 104
North East -7 160 £32,500 -7.14% 44
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3,401 (25.07%) Finance
2 3,390 (24.99%) SQL
3 3,119 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 2,751 (20.28%) Microsoft
5 2,620 (19.31%) Windows
6 1,958 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1,762 (12.99%) Active Directory
8 1,757 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
9 1,519 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
10 1,514 (11.16%) ITIL
11 1,462 (10.78%) Business Analysis
12 1,460 (10.76%) Office 365
13 1,385 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
14 1,286 (9.48%) SQL Server
15 1,238 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,212 (8.93%) Analytics
17 1,206 (8.89%) Degree
18 1,199 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 964 (7.11%) Test Automation
20 936 (6.90%) Windows Server
21 879 (6.48%) User Stories
22 847 (6.24%) Power Platform
23 832 (6.13%) Project Management
24 830 (6.12%) Windows 10
25 818 (6.03%) Information Security
26 814 (6.00%) Retail
26 814 (6.00%) Power BI
27 812 (5.99%) Azure
28 795 (5.86%) SDLC
29 777 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 462 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 397 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 236 (1.74%) Confluence
4 186 (1.37%) SAS
5 154 (1.14%) IIS
6 135 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 122 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 107 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 70 (0.52%) CMS
10 44 (0.32%) Apache Spark
11 32 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 32 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 30 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 29 (0.21%) Apache
13 29 (0.21%) IBM Notes
14 28 (0.21%) CICS
15 23 (0.17%) WordPress
16 21 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1,385 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1,238 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 344 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 311 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 90 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 64 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 50 (0.37%) SPSS
8 19 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 12 (0.088%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.052%) Stata
11 5 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.029%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.022%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.022%) Gliffy
13 3 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.015%) OrCAD
14 2 (0.015%) PTC Creo
14 2 (0.015%) Windchill
15 1 (0.007%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 162 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 112 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 77 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 71 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 70 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 63 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
7 57 (0.42%) SAP ERP
8 51 (0.38%) NetSuite
9 46 (0.34%) SAP MM
10 42 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 38 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
12 37 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
13 36 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
14 35 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
14 35 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
15 34 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
16 32 (0.24%) SAP FI
17 30 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
17 30 (0.22%) SAP CO
17 30 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,460 (10.76%) Office 365
2 847 (6.24%) Power Platform
3 812 (5.99%) Azure
4 369 (2.72%) AWS
5 288 (2.12%) SaaS
6 161 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
7 149 (1.10%) Google Analytics
8 90 (0.66%) GCP
9 89 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 73 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
11 67 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
12 58 (0.43%) OneDrive
13 52 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
14 41 (0.30%) PowerApps
15 36 (0.27%) IaaS
16 34 (0.25%) Trello
17 30 (0.22%) Mimecast
18 28 (0.21%) GitHub
19 27 (0.20%) PaaS
20 25 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 628 (4.63%) Firewall
2 450 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 412 (3.04%) LAN
4 393 (2.90%) WAN
5 379 (2.79%) DNS
6 322 (2.37%) DHCP
7 199 (1.47%) VPN
8 188 (1.39%) Network Security
9 176 (1.30%) VoIP
10 162 (1.19%) Skype
11 151 (1.11%) Internet
12 123 (0.91%) Wireless
13 122 (0.90%) SAN
14 98 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
15 87 (0.64%) Intranet
16 78 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
17 71 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
18 63 (0.46%) VLAN
19 51 (0.38%) HTTP
20 50 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,286 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 814 (6.00%) Power BI
3 536 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 417 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 393 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 260 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 210 (1.55%) Big Data
8 203 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 175 (1.29%) QlikView
10 148 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
11 127 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 86 (0.63%) Data Mining
13 83 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 82 (0.60%) MySQL
15 78 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
16 77 (0.57%) RDBMS
17 74 (0.55%) DB2
18 66 (0.49%) MS Access
19 65 (0.48%) Looker
20 61 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 772 (5.69%) JIRA
2 502 (3.70%) Selenium
3 194 (1.43%) WebDriver
4 147 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 147 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 147 (1.08%) Postman
5 146 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 144 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 129 (0.95%) SpecFlow
8 115 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 104 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 67 (0.49%) JMeter
11 56 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 48 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 44 (0.32%) HP UFT
14 42 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 30 (0.22%) JBehave
15 30 (0.22%) MSI
15 30 (0.22%) TestRail
16 29 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 3,401 (25.07%) Finance
2 814 (6.00%) Retail
3 622 (4.58%) Marketing
4 619 (4.56%) Banking
5 368 (2.71%) Law
6 349 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 328 (2.42%) Legal
8 279 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 246 (1.81%) Public Sector
10 206 (1.52%) Front Office
11 170 (1.25%) Back Office
12 103 (0.76%) Advertising
13 100 (0.74%) Games
14 81 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 80 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 78 (0.57%) Publishing
17 70 (0.52%) Billing
18 67 (0.49%) Electronics
19 65 (0.48%) Automotive
20 56 (0.41%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (4.14%) .NET
2 266 (1.96%) XML
3 258 (1.90%) Web Services
4 251 (1.85%) HTML
5 166 (1.22%) REST
6 150 (1.11%) CSS
7 142 (1.05%) JSON
8 139 (1.02%) SOAP
9 127 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 72 (0.53%) RESTful
11 61 (0.45%) EDI
12 59 (0.43%) Gherkin
13 52 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
14 43 (0.32%) WCF
15 42 (0.31%) .NET Framework
15 42 (0.31%) jQuery
16 40 (0.29%) Ajax
16 40 (0.29%) Middleware
17 39 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
17 39 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1,958 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 713 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 422 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
4 302 (2.23%) User Experience
5 221 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 161 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 143 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 143 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 139 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
9 136 (1.00%) Driving Licence
10 124 (0.91%) Fixed Income
10 124 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 122 (0.90%) Equities
12 121 (0.89%) Derivative
12 121 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 114 (0.84%) Reinsurance
14 89 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
15 87 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 84 (0.62%) Social Media
17 81 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,620 (19.31%) Windows
2 936 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 830 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 655 (4.83%) Linux
5 612 (4.51%) Windows 7
6 355 (2.62%) Unix
7 344 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 245 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 212 (1.56%) Android
10 151 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 111 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 75 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 67 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 65 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 58 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 44 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 32 (0.24%) AIX
18 22 (0.16%) Windows Vista
19 18 (0.13%) Windows 2000
20 17 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,119 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,757 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
3 1,519 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
4 1,514 (11.16%) ITIL
5 1,462 (10.78%) Business Analysis
6 1,212 (8.93%) Analytics
7 1,199 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 964 (7.11%) Test Automation
9 879 (6.48%) User Stories
10 832 (6.13%) Project Management
11 818 (6.03%) Information Security
12 795 (5.86%) SDLC
13 777 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 772 (5.69%) Data Analysis
15 756 (5.57%) Scrum
16 693 (5.11%) Cybersecurity
17 602 (4.44%) Waterfall
18 600 (4.42%) Visualisation
19 598 (4.41%) Change Management
20 597 (4.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3,390 (24.99%) SQL
2 770 (5.68%) Python
3 650 (4.79%) C#
4 556 (4.10%) Java
5 441 (3.25%) PowerShell
6 375 (2.76%) JavaScript
7 340 (2.51%) R
8 337 (2.48%) T-SQL
9 274 (2.02%) VBA
10 193 (1.42%) C
11 154 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 98 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 98 (0.72%) VB
13 96 (0.71%) C++
14 93 (0.69%) PHP
15 83 (0.61%) Perl
16 81 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 59 (0.43%) Ruby
18 48 (0.35%) RPG
19 47 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,206 (8.89%) Degree
2 361 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 326 (2.40%) CISSP
4 303 (2.23%) ISEB
5 284 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 256 (1.89%) ISTQB
7 202 (1.49%) SC Cleared
8 184 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 184 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 182 (1.34%) CISM
10 153 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 131 (0.97%) CCNA
12 129 (0.95%) MCSE
13 113 (0.83%) MCSA
14 104 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 98 (0.72%) CISA
16 93 (0.69%) DV Cleared
17 91 (0.67%) MCP
18 64 (0.47%) CEH
19 62 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 768 (5.66%) QA
2 630 (4.64%) SLA
3 362 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 334 (2.46%) Data Quality
5 212 (1.56%) GDPR
6 200 (1.47%) PMO
7 143 (1.05%) PCI DSS
8 122 (0.90%) NIST
9 65 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 61 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
11 47 (0.35%) COBIT
12 37 (0.27%) Solvency II
13 31 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
13 31 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 24 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 20 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 19 (0.14%) EMIR
16 19 (0.14%) MiFID
17 16 (0.12%) NIST 800
18 10 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1,762 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 374 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 138 (1.02%) XenApp
5 93 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 91 (0.67%) vSphere
7 74 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 46 (0.34%) Docker
10 44 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 44 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 22 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 15 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.081%) DFS Replication
13 11 (0.081%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 11 (0.081%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.074%) Firmware
14 10 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.066%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 347 (2.56%) SCCM
2 65 (0.48%) QRadar
3 59 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 54 (0.40%) WSUS
5 52 (0.38%) Nessus
6 37 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 34 (0.25%) Ansible
8 32 (0.24%) Nagios
8 32 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (0.24%) Puppet
8 32 (0.24%) SCOM
9 30 (0.22%) HP ALM
10 28 (0.21%) Automic
11 27 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 22 (0.16%) Kubernetes
13 18 (0.13%) Control-M
14 17 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
15 16 (0.12%) FortiGate
16 15 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2,751 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 715 (5.27%) Oracle
3 676 (4.98%) SAP
4 669 (4.93%) VMware
5 624 (4.60%) Tableau
6 583 (4.30%) Citrix
7 380 (2.80%) Cisco
8 311 (2.29%) ServiceNow
9 255 (1.88%) Google
10 238 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 173 (1.28%) HP
12 165 (1.22%) IBM
13 159 (1.17%) Splunk
14 154 (1.14%) Apple
15 138 (1.02%) Adobe
16 134 (0.99%) WorldPay
17 91 (0.67%) iManage
18 89 (0.66%) Cognos
19 85 (0.63%) Red Hat
20 78 (0.57%) LogRhythm